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RIPTA offers SPECIAL shuttle service to 35th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off on saturday, june 18, 2016

June 17, 2016

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is pleased to announce it will offer special shuttle service to the 35TH Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off taking place at Fort Adams State Park on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Passengers may board the “Special” RIPTA bus at the Newport Gateway Center to go to the Chowder-Cook-Off and then make their return trip at any of the scheduled times.  Passengers will be dropped off and picked up at clearly marked Great Chowder Cook-Off bus stops, located at the Newport Gateway Center and Fort Adams State Park. Service is available on a first come, first served basis. Newport Waterfront Events is working closely with RIPTA to encourage event attendees to use public transpiration to this highly-attended event, as parking is limited.  

SHUTTLE SCHEDULE

GATEWAY VISITORS CENTER TO FORT ADAMS

  • 11:00AM
  • 11:30AM
  • 12:00PM
  • 12:30PM
  • 1:00PM
  • 1:30PM
  • 2:00PM
  • 2:30PM
  • 3:00PM
  • 3:30PM
  • 4:00PM
  • 4:30PM
  • 5:00PM
  • 5:30PM
  • 6:00PM
  • 6:30PM

FROM FORT ADAMS TO GATEWAY VISITORS CENTER

  • 11:30AM
  • 12:00PM
  • 12:30PM
  • 1:00PM
  • 1:30PM
  • 2:00PM
  • 2:30PM
  • 3:00PM
  • 3:30PM
  • 4:00PM
  • 4:30PM
  • 5:00PM
  • 5:30PM
  • 6:00PM
  • 6:30PM
  • 7:00PM

Regular one way fare is $2.00; all RIPTA fare products are accepted.  Passengers who spend less than 2 hours at the Cook-Off can purchase a transfer for one dollar for their return trip.  Low income persons with a disability or age 65 and above may ride free of charge with a RIPTA No Fare ID Pass. 

For more information on the Great Chowder Cook-off, visit http://www.newportwaterfrontevents.com/great-chowder-cook-off/

For more information on RIPTA services, visit www.ripta.com or call 401-781-9400.